Burnistoun, Series 1
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Welcome to sunny Burnistoun! This fine Scottish city is not anywhere near as bad as anyone makes it out to be! Here you can say ‘Hello!’ to Burnistoun punters like the Burnistoun Butcher, pop starlet Kelly McGlade and Burnistoun’s favourite son, Biscuity Boyle! Why not buy some sweets from those charming ice cream van boys, Paul and Walter? And then pay respects to their dead mother. Try some freshly baked rolls from our many newsagents. Discuss buffet etiquette with Peter and Scott. Stop at the traffic lights on the Dekebone roundabout! And travel up and down in one of Burnistoun’s amazing working voice-activated lifts! Come to Burnistoun! Bring the whole family! BURNISTOUN!
|1||VideoEpisode 1||A brand new sketch series set in a fictional Scottish location that’s somehow strangely familiar. Written by and starring Robert Florence and Iain Connell with Kirsty Strain, Richard Rankin and Allan Miller. Episode one includes an impassioned battle with a voice-activated lift, the amazing career trajectory of a single issue MP and an incredible chain of events that’s set in motion by the tossing of a 2 litre bottle of ginger. Elsewhere, all is not what it seems or sounds on the streets of Burnistoun. Is that noise really caused by divine intervention? Ronnie Stokes tries on the wrong pair of shoes and ends up in hospital. And can psychic Sammy Strange successfully predict all that’s going to happen during an interview on Radio Burnistoun?||29:11||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoEpisode 2||Burnistoun’s got talent in the shape of a local singing sensation with a unique vocal style. Elsewhere the pioneering BBC Burnistoun takes a look at what soap operas would be like if people actually went to the toilet. Meanwhile the local meat provider and the town serial-killer have a disagreement over who gets to call himself the Burnistoun Butcher. There’s a tense work out that’s too close for comfort on the rowing machines at the local gym. And love’s young dream flourishes in-amongst the scrawls of graffiti on the town walls. Sketch series written by and starring Robert Florence and Iain Connell with Kirsty Strain, Richard Rankin and Allan Miller.||28:51||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoEpisode 3||In this week’s visit to the strangely familiar fictional Scottish town that’s packed with comedy characters, the Burnistoun hitman discovers it’s not as easy as you might think to assemble your weapon of choice. There’s an extremely awkward question about to be asked on the top deck of a Burnistoun bus. And we pay a visit to the town’s first ever cloning warehouse. Meanwhile a local photographer is hoping to develop a relationship with wannabe popstar Kelly McGlade. And Burnistoun’s self appointed sex therapist is forced to come to terms with the fact that he’s not as young as he was. Burnistoun is the location for laughs created by writer-performers Robert Florence and Iain Connell with Kirsty Strain, Richard Rankin and Allan Miller.||28:58||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoEpisode 4||Catch-up with Scotland’s funniest fictional location. This week there’s frustration for one hungry Burnistoun inhabitant hell-bent on buying rolls, hopeful popstar Kelly McGlade hones her on-stage repartee and the competition for paid employment turns nasty in Burnistoun Bob-a-Job week. Meanwhile the latest police drama on BBC Burnistoun features a twist that even the coppers can see coming. And this episode answers the question, just how far would a Burnistoun resident go avoid talking to a door-to-door charity caller? Sketch show featuring writer-performers Robert Florence and Iain Connell with Kirsty Strain, Richard Rankin and Allan Miller.||29:17||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoEpisode 5||A sketch series set in a strangely familiar Scottish town. Starring writer-performers Robert Florence and Iain Connell with Kirsty Strain, Richard Rankin and Allan Miller. This week Burnistoun’s most persistent market researcher literally takes a lifetime to get some answers. And trying to get answers from the spirit world proves an increasing challenge for a couple of deaf mediums Elsewhere wannabe girlband member Kelly McGlade takes her story to the Burnistoun Herald and the Burnistoun boozer is buzzing with tall tales of local gangsters. Plus the police demonstrate a foolproof interview technique which works purely by rearranging the furniture.||29:06||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoEpisode 6||A town full of comedy characters written and performed by Robert Florence and Iain Connell with Kirsty Strain, Richard Rankin and Allan Miller. The final episode of the current series features a frank and forth exchange of views between two Burnistoun MSPs. There’s a distinct absence of females when the best pub in Burnistoun holds a ladies night. And when a world famous clothes designer holds a fashion parade in Burnistoun he makes imaginative use of some unlikely local accessories. Meanwhile wannabe pop star Kelly McGlade is sick of sharing the limelight and fires her band mates to go solo. Plus there’s a few home truths as the Burnistoun residents debate the finer points of “acceptable patter”.||29:02||£1.89||View in iTunes|